The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

SOPHIA ORTEGA

SOPHIA ORTEGA, Staff Writer

Sophia Ortega, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’22, is excited to be a staff writer for The Observer. She is earning her BFA in dance and a minor in English, her two passions. If she’s not busy dancing at The Ailey School or writing a paper, you can find her picnicking in Central Park or obsessing over every dog she sees.

 

All content by SOPHIA ORTEGA
the Horizons album cover, a drawing of the sun setting over a horizon of mountains and a lake

The Best Ram Jams of 2020

February 6, 2021
The Arts & Culture staff reflects on the best albums of 2020 focusing on a range of the best releases from Fiona Apple to Chloe X Halle.
Empty dance studio with square marked on the floor in tape

’Tis the Season for a Virtual Dance Season at Alvin Ailey

November 14, 2020
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been curating their first-ever Virtual Winter Season, with performances spanning from Dec. 2-31.
A Pro-Choice Catholic on Single-Issue Voting

A Pro-Choice Catholic on Single-Issue Voting

October 28, 2020
Catholics are much more complex than Trump implies, so why should a single issue determine such a vital vote?
a finger holding down the tiktok app on an iphone to delete it

Why I Really Deleted TikTok

October 14, 2020
I quickly realized that users with large platforms were doing what I have worked for my whole life: getting paid to dance.
Amanda Egan and Siobhan Murray are two of 32 seniors from the Fordham/Ailey B.F.A. Program. Like some of their peers, they plan to audition for professional dance companies.

Fordham/Ailey BFAs Go Out With a Bang (And a Battement)

April 30, 2019
Seniors from the B.F.A. program, Amanda Egan and Siobhan Murray, discuss the Senior Showcase and reflect on life after the Ailey School.
The Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Independent Study in Choreography performance (ISC) offers seniors students in the Ailey/Fordham BFA dance program the rare opportunity to test their creative capacity in the form of original choreography.

Vulnerable Spaces

March 21, 2019
The Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Independent Study in Choreography performance (ISC) offers seniors students a rare opportunity to test their creative capacity by choreographing original pieces. The Observer discusses the project with four Ailey B.F.A. seniors about their inspiration for their pieces and thought process when it comes to creating original choreography.
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